MSx students preparing for class lecture

Application Requirements

The application process is streamlined and straightforward, and each aspect is carefully considered.

The information you provide in your application provides the admission committee a holistic view of your personal and professional accomplishments, along with a clear sense of how you envision the program amplifying your career.

The MSx program application requirements are broken down into four components:

Personal Information

  • General information
  • Background and perspective
  • Career aspiration
  • Education
  • Activities
  • Awards and honors


  • What matters most to you and why?
  • Why Stanford and why now? Describe your aspirations and how your Stanford GSB experience will help you realize them.

Professional Experience

2021–22 Deadlines

Application Round Submit your application by … We will notify you on …
Round 1 (Joint) 09 Sep 2021 09 Dec 2021
Round 1 (MSx Only) 14 Oct 2021 09 Dec 2021
Round 2 (MSx Only and Joint) 05 Jan 2022 31 Mar 2022
Round 3 (MSx Only) 15 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022